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and colorado may decide to legalize marijuana today. >>> here in california, no issue has drawn more cash or controversy than proposition 30. that ballot question would raise taxes to prevent education budget cuts and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us with more on this costly battle. >> reporter: listen to these numbers. yes on 30 campaign raised about $69 million and the no on 30 has raised about $53 million. as you mentioned, the idea behind proposition 30 is to raise taxes to prevent these education cuts but those against it say the big price tag comes with a big risk. >> the big issue, the big question is, what is the capacity of america to invest through its collective institution called our government? >> reporter: even on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to
. a big win for governor brown and for california schools. prop 30 passed with 54% of the vote. it is a plan that will increase taxes on wealthy californians to help better fund schools. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec over in oakland now with reaction from some of the teachers and voters alike. anne. >> reporter: looks calm out here but you can bet there's a lot of celebration from administrators, teachers and parents. now that prop 30 has passed. it is going to raise taxes and it's going to bring california an extra $6 billion a year. >> knowing that proposition 30 passed, what are you thoughts on that? >> reporter: the lesson today, prop 30 is saving the day. >> i think it's a huge day for california. it shows that california voters care about education and public services in the state. >> reporter: if prop 30 didn't pass, schools would have endured billions of dollars in cuts. >> i would say that it could have been extremely detrimental to the opportunities of our young people of california. and so this was a must that it passed. >> reporter: in the end, 54% of californians, al
this event because of the so-called letter. california penal code states a registered sex offender is allowed on school property if they have written permission from a school official. in this case if the letter is a fake, gurries will face charges. in san jose, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> cbs 5 reached out to the catholic diocese of san jose for comment. our calls have not been returned. >>> two women in marin county managed to tight off an armed intruder -- to fight off an armed intruder. the suspect may have stab wounds to his chest. police say the man broke into a san ra figure apartment tuesday night. one victim grabbed the suspect and turned the knife on him. police are looking at nearby hospitals for someone who is seeking medical attention for stab wounds. >>> congress wants to know could last month's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi be prevented and was there a cover-up? members of the president's national security team are answering questions now on capitol hill. danielle nottingham has the latest. >> reporter: lawmakers are looking for answers about the september 11th attacks
just hours away now, a record number of people in california have already voted including many right here in the bay area. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now from outside the alameda county courthouse where some are still showing up for those mail-in ballots. hey, cate. >> reporter: good afternoon, elizabeth. you're correct. about 800,000 bay area voters won't be at the polls tomorrow because those people have already voted. but here at the alameda county courthouse, we have already continuously seen that stream of eager and early voters. dorothy smith waited for her mail-in ballot to come but decided she had waited long enough. >> i got to boogie down here and i'm not the only one boogieing down here today. >> reporter: election day is less than 24 hours away but according to the state, the amount of bay area voters with ballots already in is equivalent to the entire population of san francisco. >> your vote counts. your voice counts. voice don't have no choice if you don't vote. >> reporter: people we spoke to here say it's about family ties and civic duty. >> i grew up
of twinkies and ho hos has spread to california. a picket line formed yesterday outside a hostess bakery, parts of a larger strike against the company that began on friday. in september, union members reskrekted a contract -- rejected a contract offer that contained pay cuts and health care costs. . >>> tow trucks delivered and early thanksgiving treat for hundreds of needy families in the bay area. it's the 15th consecutive year aaa's yellow tow trucks made their way to nonprofits like this one in san francisco. in all, 600 turkeys will be handed out and it's much-needed help. >> we will do anything we possibly can to make sure that nobody, nobody in the bay area ought to go hungry this year. >> by the end of the week, they will have delivered more than 10 tons of turkeys to 26 nonprofits across northern california, nevada and utah. but not all bay area organizations are as important. some are worried they won't have enough to meet this year's need. >> tu sometimes. cbs 5 reporter alyssa harrington reports. >> reporter: there's just ten days until thanksgiving and thousands of bay area
. >>> next year lottery fans in california may be able to try their luck at powerball. state lottery commission is discussing new rules to join 42 other states in the big drawing. >> especially now after that jock pot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with the bay area fans who just can't wait to play. >> every week twice a week super lotto, mega, and even fantasy also. i try my luck. >> reporter: this is no short average dreamers in california. >> we pay like 10 bucks a month and combine it. >> reporter: ocean supermarket in milpitas sold a $14 million super lotto plus ticket in september and today, the state announced the winner's name, ty nguyen. the store gets 1/2% or $70,000. >> she is lucky. i hope the next will be me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and soon there will be a new game in town the one that's had people lining up for days powerball the multistate lottery. so far californians are lift out of the fun. >> i would play. >> reporter: california retailers could beginning selling the $2 tickets in april of next year. powerball is expected to bring california an extra $90 to $120 mi
to end california's death penalty. but backers of prop 34 still lack the majority needed to pass it. a new field poll shows 45% of california voters support the measure. that would make life in prison without parole the most severe punishment for state offenders. 38% say they oppose the measure while nearly one in five voters remains undecided. >>> the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows it could still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through a muni tunnel in san francisco today. the incident disrupted the muni metro much of the morning. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at the montgomery station where service is back to normal. >> reporter: a lot of commuters are thankful because it was a mess this morning. but the investigation into
. >>> four men are under arrest in an alleged terror plot busted in southern california. the fbi says the men conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> hewlett-packard's 4th quarter losses are in the billions today. the palo alto-based company purchased british software maker autonomy for $11 billion last year but says the company had misrepresented its finances and is valued now at $8.8 billion. this is the second consecutive quarter of losses for the tech giant. friday, their stock hit an all- time low since 2002. >>> today pg&e posted a reward of $10,000 related to a kidnapping. one of the alleged abductors is seen here trying to withdraw money from the victim's atm account. the contract employee for pg&e was abducted in a parking lot in walnut creek earlier this month. she was released that same night in the oakland hills. anyone with informat
, it is banned from children's clothing. how it's now found its way into many california homes exposing everyone who lives inside. that story and more at 5:00. >>> $550 million over a half billion dollars that's the new powerball jackpot. lottery officials say it's still growing. tonight millions of americans in 42 states trying to parlay two bucks into half a billion. california sadly isn't one of them. i don't know why. indiana's hoosiers lottery is giving away 3500 tickets statewide. unfortunately, powerball players have a greater chance of being bitten by a shark than winning the cash haul. i bought a few. >> i bought my tickets yesterday. >> yes. >> there's only one problem. can't buy them in california. >> the wrong tickets. >> i didn't realize that. >> you didn't know that until this morning. >> maybe he'll win 2 million. >> good luck. >> that's it for cbs 5 news at noon. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> katie: did you decide to wake up for your daddy? he'll be home soon, i bet. (sighs) oh. taylor, i-i just--
in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could throw the economy back into a recession. both republicans and democrats emphasize compromise. >> this is an opportunity for the president to lead. this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: the cliff is automatic tax hikes that could kick in by the end of the year. the average american family will pay between 2 and $3000 in additional taxes. 12,000 government programs will see cults and unemployment is expected to -- cuts and unemployment is expected to climb
traffic. it's not clear why. >>> 31 people died in california traffic accidents over the holiday weekend, 10 more than last year. 13 were not wearing seat belts. hear in the bay area, five deadly accidents killed a total of six people and there were 224 dui arrests over the holiday weekend. >>> a close call at southern california for a pilot from novato and his passenger. they were able to climb out of the wreckage of this small plane. plane flipped over during and emergency landing near cal state northridge campus. the faa is investigating. >>> san francisco general hospital is suing the l.a. dodgers over the beating of giants fan brian stow. stow suffered extensive brain trauma after two dodger fans attacked him outside dodger stadium last year. san francisco general is seeking $1.2 million for reimbursement for his care. the family is also suing the team for lifetime medical expenses. stow is learning to walk again after spending months in a hospital in a coma. >>> people in san jose will have their say starting tonight about quality if they want in the city's new police chief. the ci
that it will take up california's gay marriage debate, weddings could become legal within days. the court is due to post a list of cases that it plans to review. if the prop 8 case is on that list it would be decided by next summer. but if the justices opt not to hear it, an appeals court ruling against prop 8 would stand. supporters say if their appeal fails it would go against the wilf california voters. >> if the court denver the appeal and marriages resume that's a huge historic day in california. if the court hears the case, we believe we'll have that huge historic day. it will just take place a little farther down the road next june. >> and keep it here on cbs 5. we'll let you know as soon as there's word from the supreme court. >>> and still ahead as the big storm bears down, are you covered by simply having insurance? it isn't always enough and what you have to do to make sure your claims are paid. >> and a random act of kindness catches the world off guard. now this moment in manhattan is going viral online. >> scorpions still have the stingers in them but they are dry. so the poison is
of virginia and the president will hit wisconsin, colorado and way out here in nevada. >> california voters are still on the fence about the governor's tax height proposal. >> ann in san francisco with how prop 30 campaign is drumming up support before the election. joins us with more. >> just aa few days left. down market street right now campaigning at the commonwealth club. and we met teachers that were hitting the highway in favor of prop 30. the polls are close right now. really could go either way. >> when they hugged, we know they are going to vote yes. >> a new poll showed 51% of likely voters support prop 30 but then a new poll released this morning showed 48% support. i can't let this. i have my responsibility ies. >> voters just can't afford to bailout sacramento any more. haven't seen any reforms that would give them confidence that sending money to sacramento would help. it's going to be up to jerry brown to do his best to reduce the size of government in sacramento. i'm not too optimistic for him doing that. >> the fear if prop 30 doesn't pass, threatened $6 billion in school
northern parts of california we are staying dry on the southern end but occasionally the clouds work across our skies. the ridge going to be in place and maybe strengthening a little bit for tomorrow. that's going to change as we get into friday. this whole system is going to start to dip down the trough going to camp out along the west coast and that means we will see a series of storms likely headed for the by area. before -- bay area. but for today let's enjoy the sunshine. temperatures yesterday in the low to mid-60s. by this afternoon one to seven decks above yesterday's highs and -- degrees above yesterday's highs and right about average for this time of the year. all right this is interesting you'll notice through the next couple of days a lot of high clouds cruising across our skies. and as we get into thursday, starts to cloud up a little bit more but still dry. that all changes as we look toward friday. you notice the rain beginning to move on shore. and this will really open the door for a much colder system that's going to drop into the bay area out of the gulf of alaska as well
to be is pomegranites. they come from california. the season is peaking. there are so many out there and prices are coming down. what's great, they are great for you. they have so much nutritional properties and they taste good. they are great in so many different recipes especially on a salad as well as the juice great for you. when you buy them, make sure when you open them up they look like this, nice and red and juicy. and to do that, you want to make sure that that pomegranate is red all the way around. now, if it has a little cracking to it that's okay. that means the seeds inside are big ready to burst. cracks right there isn't bad but be sure you don't see the pomegranites through the crack. store them on the counter at home not in the refrigerator. pomegranites this time of year is like mother nature's gift to us. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. >> i love pomegranites. >> i love tony. >> i do, too. >> he is downstairs right now. hi, tony! [ laughter ] >>> he was on the way to an mvp season until he tested positive for steroids. m
to do that, that's what it boils down to. >> reporter: the bone is now head back to california where it will be tested here. investigators hope the results will come out within a month. maybe then a mother can find closure and finally put her daughter to rest. in hayward, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> still ahead, they are supposed to be the biggest deals of the year. but could you save more money by shopping today instead of black friday? we're going to break down what's really a steal and what's not. >> plus, could where you work increase your risk of getting breast cancer? the jobs that women may want to avoid. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. so far so dry around the bay area today. lots of snow in the high country. and there's more on the way. maybe some rain here, too. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, snack afterall.. the company is in bankruptsy court today.. asking for permission to liquidate its assets and go out of busine. that could mean its most por will go up for sa >>> some good news. i may not have to hoard hostess snac
of privacy and that retailers are gaming the system. california civil code currently allows retailers to swipe your id when investigating fraud, abuse or misrepresentation. but speier believes a legitimate return does not fall into those categories. >> i will never let someone scan my driver's license. >> reporter: now, that's not always an option. if the store prominently posts the id requirement in its return policy, then it's warned you before perform abiding by state law and you will likely have to hand over your id or skip the return. and if you are ever told you're not allowed to make a returnings you have likely been flagged as a serial returner. go to cbssf.com/consumerwatch for a link to your return activity report and the retail exchange. just to clarify, many stores including the children's place only require an id without a receipt. if you have the receipt, they won't scan you. >> you can actually get a return activity report if you are a serial returner? >> reporter: it's primarily for folks who have been denied. so if you haven't been denied, you can try. but they may no
response vehicles, even some from california, that are headed out there and that have been out delivering meals to the most affected areas. we have been holding warming centers and purchasing supplies to get to people what they need right away. >> reporter: i am so proud because cbs is doing a telethon like this conducting this kind of telethon throughout many cities across the united states. >> we're thrilled and so grateful to the bay area for the responding with such generosity. it's fantastic. >> reporter: i want to throw out there my own personal contribution. at this particular time i want to invite any of you that are watching out there, if you can donate $500 or more, i will offer you personally a tour of our cbs 5 studios for four people, not only do you get a tour but i'll take you to kcbs radio, alice radio, live 105. you get to watch a newscast. at this time we are currently up to -- really? $50,000 since 6:00 this morning! frank and michelle, we have gathered 50,000 pledges so far. these donations going directly to the american red cross, who in turn will assist people on the
now high pressure over the state of california. a few clouds continue to move over the top of that ridge. other than that, we are looking good right now. and then we'll begin to notice some changes off the coastline. we have this area of low pressure that's the one that's going to pay a visit to the bay area by tomorrow night and into friday. that means we have changing weather. so enjoy the day. the warmest day of the week and then these temperatures start to cool down as early as tomorrow and by friday, we could see some showers. our futurecast models showing you those clouds rolling in late in the day tomorrow and then we begin to see some showers so by friday morning we are back into the rain around the bay area. more showery activity after that possibly into saturday as well and doesn't look like a total rainout on saturday just some scattered showers. but after that, a stronger storm is heading in our direction. a cold one out of the gulf of alaska. 72 degrees today sunshine into san jose. 70 half moon bay. 68 pacifica and hayward. east bay temperatures well into the
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